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Harvest restrictions are effective January 1, 2014 for both the Cascade Head and Cape Perpetua marine reserve sites. Harvest restrictions at the Redfish Rocks and Otter Rock marine reserve sites have been in effect since January 1, 2012.
Marine reserves prohibit all take of fish, invertebrates, wildlife and seaweeds. Also, no deployment of any fishing gear. Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), adjacent to marine reserves, allow or prohibit specific species or gears.
Beach walking, surfing, bird watching, diving and other non-extractive uses are still allowed.
Click on a site for a map, summary of rules, and boundary coordinates (sites are listed from north to south):
For more information, please visit the Oregon marine reserves website at www.oregonocean.info/marinereserves.
The cabezon season is extended through Dec. 31 or until the quota is reached. Depth restrictions remain the same. The daily bag limit is one cabezon, which counts as part of the marine fish daily bag limit of seven.
Ocean Salmon and Pacific Halibut Seasons:
The 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations (pdf) provide requirements for all zones. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the 2013 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations.